Social Security in Latin America: Pressure Groups, Stratification, and Inequality available in Paperback
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- University of Pittsburgh Press
A comprehensive and sophisticated study of the relationship between social security policy and inequality in Latin America. Individual case studies of Chile, Uruguay, Peru, Argentina, and Mexico are presented, that provide a historical analysis of each country's social security policy, the pressure groups involved, the present structure of the systems, and a statistical examination of the inequality among these pressure groups.
About the Author
Carmelo Mesa-Lago is professor emeritus of economics at the University of Pittsburgh.